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Senior Adam Brook winds up for the throw.

Men’s Lacrosse Wins Big on the Road

Cody Gibson March 30, 2023

LAX men picked up a non-conference win Sat., March 25, on the road over Warren Wilson College, winning 21-3 at Owls Field. Tommy Jackson, midfielder, senior, had a pair of first-quarter goals to help...

It’s a Racket!

Jazmin Scarberry March 29, 2023

The class of 2023 is wrapping up its final spring semester, along with the athletes finishing off their last collegiate seasons. Nico Roth, senior, and member of the men's tennis team, the men's soccer...

The new softball complex is dedicated to former Panther coach Vickie Van Kleeck.

Softball Complex Dedication Set

Cody Gibson March 23, 2023

Plans have been finalized to host a formal dedication ceremony for the Vickie Van Kleeck Softball Complex on campus. The Panthers officials plan to hold the dedication tomorrow, Sat., March 25, to honor...

Clayton Michael, junior, readies himself to catch the ball.

Panther Baseball Swings and Wins

Jazmin Scarberry March 23, 2023

The Panther's baseball team brought home a 9-3 non-conference win yesterday on the road against William Peace University in the USA Baseball National Training Center. Ferrum's season record now stands...

Breanna Weaver, junior, went 5-9 in two games last night with three RBIs and a pair of runs.

Panthers Softball Splits Win at Double-Header

Jazmin Scarberry March 23, 2023

Softball split a non-conference doubleheader last night at home with Southern Virginia University at Vickie Van Kleeck Softball Complex. In the first game and the third inning, Jaci Shumway's fly to...

AJ Hopke was recently named Assistant Football Coach  for Defensive Backs.

Hopke Joins Football Coaching Staff

Cody Gibson March 23, 2023

Director of Athletics John Sutyak has announced hiring AJ Hopke as Assistant Football Coach and Defensive Backs Coach at Ferrum College. Hopke will work with third-year Head Coach Cleive Adams '02. Hopke...

Junior Willow Cooper had three goals and two assists in Ferrums win over the Battling Bishops.

Panthers Beat NCW in Women’s Lacrosse

Cody Gibson, Sports Editor March 16, 2023

LAX women picked up a Spring Break non-conference win over North Carolina Wesleyan College, winning 11-6 on March 6 at Ashley Booth Field. Regan Aldrige, senior, led the Panthers with four goals, while...

Lyndsey Sears, senior, hit a Grand Slam and drove in six runs in the win agains Susquehanna.

Softball Plays Hard Ball and Notches Two Wins

Jazmin Scarberry March 15, 2023

The Panthers softball team hit a set of victories on March 5 in Raleigh, NC. They took home two wins at the Grand Slam Triangle Softball Classic against Oberlin College, 8-1, and Susquehanna University,...

Senior Erin Reynolds eclipsed the 100-point career mark.

LAX Women Make it Two in a Row

Cody Gibson, Sports Editor March 14, 2023

Women's lacrosse made it two wins in as many days as they beat Wilkes University 11-8 in non-conference play on March 7, at Ashley Booth Field. The Panthers beat North Carolina Wesleyan College 11-6 on...

Rayshawn Dixon, junior, bends his opponent on the mat.

Panthers Come Up Short in Championships

Jazmin Scarberry March 14, 2023

The 2023 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships was hosted in Roanoke on Friday, March 10 by Ferrum College at the Berglund Center. Panthers, Braden Homsey senior, and Rayshawn Dixon, junior, both qualified...

Tejah Yates, junior, pumps her arms while running during a recent competition.

Women’s Track Circles Back to End of Season Championship

Jazmin Scarberry March 7, 2023

The Panthers women’s track team finished 10th last weekend at the ODAC indoor track and field championships, hosted at Roanoke College’s Cregger Center. Both the men's and women’s winning titles...

Sophomore Dawson Higgins puts one in across the plate.

Lions Come Out on Top

Cody Gibson, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

The Baseball Panthers dropped both ends of a non-conference doubleheader Feb 26. with Penn State-Harrisburg, losing 17-10 in the opener before falling 20-4 in the nightcap at Panther Field. The Panthers...

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